adrenoxine

noun
ad·​re·​nox·​ine | \ ˌa-drə-ˈnäk-ˌsēn \
plural -s

Definition of adrenoxine

: a cardiac inhibitor formed by enzymatic oxidation of either dextrorotatory or levorotatory epinephrine or of tyramine

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First Known Use of adrenoxine

circa 1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adrenoxine

adren- + ox- + -ine

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The first known use of adrenoxine was circa 1903

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“Adrenoxine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adrenoxine. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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